OCTOBER 29, 2021

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Last Night in Soho

Directed By: Edgar Wright
Studio: Focus Features

In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.

Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, and Terence Stamp
Genre: Drama | Horror | International | Mystery | Thriller
Country: UK (English)
Rating: R (for bloody violence, sexual content, language, brief drug material and brief graphic nudity)
Runtime: 116 minutes

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Antlers

Directed By: Scott Cooper
Studio: Searchlight Pictures

In an isolated Oregon town, a middle-school teacher and her sheriff brother become embroiled with her enigmatic student, whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancestral creature who came before them.

Starring: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane, and Amy Madigan
Genre: Drama | Horror | Mystery
Country: USA | Mexico | Canada (English)
Rating: R (for violence including gruesome images, and for language)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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A Mouthful of Air

Directed By: Amy Koppelman
Studio: Sony Pictures

Julie Davis writes bestselling children’s books about unlocking your fears, but has yet to unlock her own. When her daughter is born, that trauma is brought to the fore, and with it, a crushing battle to survive.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Finn Wittrock, Jennifer Carpenter, Michael Gaston, Amy Irving, and Paul Giamatti
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for some language)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Passing

Directed By: Rebecca Hall
Studio: Netflix

In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who’s passing as white.

Starring: Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland, Bill Camp, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, and Alexander Skarsgård.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material, some racial slurs and smoking)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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The Souvenir Part II

Directed By: Joanna Hogg
Studio: A24

In the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with a charismatic and manipulative older man, Julie begins to untangle her fraught love for him in making her graduation film, sorting fact from his elaborately constructed fiction.

Starring: Honor Swinton Byrne, Jaygann Ayeh, Richard Ayoade, James Spencer Ashworth, Harris Dickinson, Charlie Heaton, Joe Alwyn, and Tilda Swinton
Genre: Drama | International
Country: UK (English)
Rating: R (for some strong sexuality, and language)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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Violet

Directed By: Justine Bateman
Studio: Relativity Media

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? After realizing she’s spent years allowing fear to drive every decision she makes, Violet (Olivia Munn) must learn to silence her relentlessly negative inner thoughts (voiced by Justin Theroux) in order to regain control over her life.

Starring: Jake Weber, Michael Madsen, Richard Dreyfuss and Taryn Manning
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language throughout and some sexual references)
Runtime: 92 minutes

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Heart Of Champions

Directed By: Michael Mailer
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

After finishing last in the national championship, a college rowing team descends into turmoil and constant infighting between team leaders Alex (Alexander Ludwig), Chris (Charles Melton), and John (Alex MacNicoll). A tough Army veteran, Coach Murphy (Michael Shannon), arrives at the start of the new season to transform the status quo and unlock their true potential. Using his experience and unconventional methods to help them overcome petty rivalries and personal challenges, Coach Murphy must inspire these young men to learn what it takes to be a team before they can be champions.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Alex MacNicoll, and Lilly Krug
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for some violence, suggestive material, partial nudity, and brief strong language)
Runtime: 119 minutes

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My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

Directed By: Kenji Nagasaki
Studio: FUNimation Films

Japan’s greatest heroes must track down the mastermind behind a deadly chemical attack.

Starring: Daiki Yamashita, Nobuhiko Okamoto, and Yuki Kaji
Genre: Animation | Action | Adventure | Fantasy | International | Sci-Fi
Country: Japan (Japanese)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 minutes

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The Spine of Night

Directed By: Philip Gelatt & Morgan Galen King
Studio: RLJE Films

When ancient, dark magic falls into sinister hands, a group of heroes from different eras and cultures must band together to defeat it at all costs.

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Betty Gabriel, and Joe Manganiello
Genre: Animation | Fantasy | Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Later Days

Directed By: Brad Riddell & Sanford Sternshein
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Nostalgic for his glory days, a frustrated stay-at-home dad invites all of his high school Facebook friends to an 80s-themed surprise party for his exhausted corporate wife.

Starring: David Walton, Majandra Delfino, Lisa Zane, and David Pasquesi
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English & Spanish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Snakehead

Directed By: Evan Jackson Leong
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Rising through the ranks of a New York crime family, a woman must reconcile with success as her true motives for sneaking into America come to light.

Starring: Sung Kang, Shuya Chang, Celia Au, and Devon Diep
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Keyboard Fantasies

Directed By: Posy Dixon
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

Keyboard Fantasies tells the story of Beverly Glenn-Copeland, a black transgender septuagenarian (and musical genius) who finally finds his place in the world. When Glenn receives an unexpected email in 2016 from a record collector in Japan enquiring about copies of his 1986 self-release, Keyboard Fantasies, everything changes. Now signed to a major indie label, and sharing a timely message with the world, Glenn’s emergence from obscurity transpires as an intimate coming of age story that spins the pain and suffering of prejudice into rhythm, hope and joy.

Starring: Jeremy Costello, Nick Dourado, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, and Carlie Howell
Genre: Documentary | Biography | History | International | Music
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 71 minutes

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40-Love

Directed By: Fred Wolf
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

A 22 year old statistics whiz, Beek, sets out on a cross country road trip to New York City with the hopes of convincing one of the world’s greatest tennis stars he can help her defeat her most challenging rival in the upcoming championship tournament. This road trip/romantic comedy follows his misadventures en route to and in the big city where Beek learns how to color outside the lines for the first time in his life.

Starring: Jasjit Williams, Katerina Tannenbaum, Alena Savostikova, Tommy Flanagan, Patrick Warburton, Chris Kattan, Steve Schirripa, and Colin Quinn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA | Mexico (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Roh

Directed By: Emir Ezwan
Studio: Film Movement

Cut off from civilization, a single mother puts her children on high alert when they bring home a young girl caked in clay. She tells of spirits and spirit hunters, but these are not mere superstitions. As more strangers show up on her doorstep, she quickly finds another reason to fear the forest.

Starring: Farah Ahmad, Mhia Farhana, Harith Haziq, June Lojong, Namron, and Putri Qaseh
Genre: Drama | Horror | International | Mystery
Country: Malaysia (Malay)
Rating: PG-13 (for some thematic material and strong language)
Runtime: 83 minutes

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Only The Animals

Directed By: Dominik Moll
Studio: Cohen Media Group

Following the disappearance of the glamorous and secretive Evelyne Ducat (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi) during a blizzard in the highlands of southern France, the lives of five people inextricably linked to Evelyne are brought together to devastating effect as the local police investigate the case.

Starring: Denis Ménochet, Laure Calamy, Damien Bonnard, and Nadia Tereszkiewicz
Genre: Crime | Drama | International | Mystery | Thriller
Country: France | Germany (French & Nushi)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 117 minutes

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Joy Ride (2021)

Directed By: Bobcat Goldthwait
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Frenemies and veteran comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait, having learned very little from their near-fatal car accident, get back on the road and journey throughout the American South. The documentary captures the duo as they carefully navigate highways and their decades-old contentious friendship; reflecting upon their careers and relationship with comedy. Buckle up.

Starring: Harry Shum Jr., Kelley Mack, Chris Sullivan, and Anthony E. Cabral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 70 minutes

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Broken Darkness

Directed By: Christopher-Lee Dos Santos
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Eight years after the world ends, humanity has sought refuge underground. One man, with nothing left to lose, finds there is more to himself when he and a young girl are left alone to survive and find their way home after their team is killed off by mysterious creatures.

Starring: Sean Cameron Michael, Suraya Rose Santos, Brandon Auret, Brendan Sean Murray, and Ryan Kruger
Genre: Action | Drama | International | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: South Africa (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 118 minutes

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Attica

Directed By: Stanley Nelson
Studio: Showtime Documentary Films

In the fall of 1971, tensions between inmates and guards at the Attica Correctional Facility are at an all-time high. On the morning of September 9, it all comes to a head when inmates erupt into one of the largest U.S. prison riots ever witnessed.

Starring: Clarence B. Jones
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 120 minutes

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Cicada

Directed By: Matthew Fifer & Kieran Mulcare
Studio: Strand Releasing

Ben, a young bisexual man, comes out to the world and develops an intense relationship with Sam, a closeted man struggling with deep wounds of his own. As summer progresses and their intimacy grows, secrets from the past come to light.

Starring: Matthew Fifer, Sheldon D. Brown, Sandra Bauleo, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, Cobie Smulders, and Scott Adsit
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 94 minutes

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13 Minutes

Directed By: Lindsay Gossling
Studio: Quiver Distribution

The day starts out as usual for residents in the small Heartland town of Minninnewah. It’s springtime and big storms are just part of life. Nothing to get worked up about… until they are. Inhabitants will have just 13 Minutes to get to shelter before the largest tornado on record ravages the town, leaving the inhabitants searching for their loved ones and fighting for their lives. In the wake of total devastation, four families must overcome their differences and find strength in themselves and each other in order to survive.

Starring: Thora Birch, Sofia Vassilieva, Amy Smart, Anne Heche, Paz Vega, Laura Spencer, Peter Facinelli, and Trace Adkins
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for peril, bloody images, thematic elements and some strong language)
Runtime: 108 minutes

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The Match

Directed By: Dominik Sedlar & Jakov Sedlar
Studio: Mutiny Pictures

Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s birthday. A match the prisoners are determined to win, no matter what happens

Starring: Franco Nero, Armand Assante and Caspar Phillipson
Genre: Drama | History | International | Sport | War
Country: Croatia | USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 119 minutes

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Bulletproof

Directed By: Todd Chandler
Studio: Grasshoppper Film

Bulletproof explores the complexities of violence in schools by looking at the strategies employed to prevent it. The film observes the longstanding rituals that take place in and around American schools: homecoming parades, basketball practice, morning announcements, and math class. Unfolding alongside these scenes are a collection of newer traditions: lockdown drills, teacher firearms training, metal detector screenings, and school safety trade shows. Bulletproof asks what these rituals reflect back at us, looking beyond immediate causes and responses to mass shootings in a cinematic meditation on the array of forces that shape the culture of violence in the United States.

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Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 83 minutes

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Daisy Quokka: World’s Scariest Animal

Directed By: Ricard Cussó
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

When an unbearably adorable, eternally optimistic Quokka named Daisy wants to achieve the impossible – to win the annual ‘World’s Scariest Animal’ championship, she enlists the guidance of a washed-up, former champion, a grouchy Saltwater Crocodile, to help her achieve her dreams and prove that champions can come in all sizes.

Starring: Angourie Rice, Sam Neill, Sharnee Tones, Grant Denyer, and Lucy Durack
Genre: Animation | International
Country: Australia | USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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How They Got Over

Directed By: Robert Clem
Studio: First Run Features

How African Americans created the upbeat musical form that started out as gospel quartet music and became rock and roll.

Starring: Sky Lakota-Lynch, John Anantua, Otis Clay, and Clarence Fountain
Genre: Documentary | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 87 minutes

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The United States of Insanity

Directed By: Tom Putnam & Brenna Sanchez
Studio: Strike Back Studios

The story of controversial rap duo Insane Clown Posse, their fans, and their ongoing struggle with the FBI in a landmark case that may be a bellwether of change for First Amendment rights in America.

Starring: Howard Hertz, Shaggy 2 Dope, and Violent J
Genre: Documentary | Biography | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 99 minutes

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